Big Brother

Season 3 Episode 22

BB3 Ep #22

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Aug 28, 2002 on CBS
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After Jason puts up Gerry and Amy, Lisa tells him that she's proud of him for being himself and not following the will of others. Jason tells Lisa that just before Chiara's eviction, he promised her that he would look out for Roddy, and that's why he didn't nominate him. Danielle is not as understanding about his motivations, even after Jason explains that evicting the "wild card" Gerry will take their partnership further in the game. Danielle remains concerned that to avoid being nominated Roddy was just telling Jason anything he wanted to hear, but she admits that Jason did the right thing for himself. Marcellas thinks Jason's decision marks him as "weak" and incapable of making the tough decisions. AMY AND GERRY: WHO'LL GO? Amy says that she's had premonitions of her fate before her previous two nominations, and that she feels good about her chances this time around. She kids Lisa, saying that Gerry the teacher is needed back at home, because school about to go back into session. In the Diary Room Gerry talks about the sacrifices his family made for him to come to BIG BROTHER for the summer, and that he'll be disappointed if he returns to them empty-handed. Despite Amy's premonition, Roddy intimates to Gerry that his eviction isn't a done deal, and that he'll snoop around and find out where Gerry stands. In the bedroom, Danielle says she knew Roddy would escape being nominated by Jason, and Lisa wonders why nobody ever follows through in evicting him. THE GNOMES In the backyard Amy finds several unpainted garden gnomes, along with a note that says each HouseGuest has to adopt and decorate one of them. Marcellas takes to his gnome quickly, naming him "Boo" and painting him into the night. Danielle and Jason stay out late painting their gnomes as well, leading to an impromptu strategy session. With no one else around, they discuss Gerry and whether he'll approach them to save him with the Veto Power. Jason says he wants to win it himself or have Danielle win it so that they can change the nominations if they see fit. THE VETO COMPETITION After Marcellas tells Amy the list of "Marcellas-approved" fashion designers, the others agree that his help in picking out their clothes is invaluable. Gerry can't help but notice, however, that Marcellas never gives him any advice. The HouseGuests enter the backyard for the next Veto Competition, called "Gnome Drop." Each of the decorated gnomes hangs from a crossbar by three strings. Each of the three strings corresponds to the answer to a multiple-choice question about each HouseGuest. If the question is answered correctly and that string is cut, the gnome will crash to the round, eliminating that HouseGuest. Gerry goes first, answering Roddy's question correctly, dropping the gnome to the ground. Lisa's gnome goes out next, followed by Amy's and Gerry's, leaving Marcellas, Danielle and Jason still alive. Danielle takes out Marcellas, who in turn takes out Danielle, leaving Jason as the PoV winner. With all the power once again in his hands, Jason tells Danielle after the Competition that he's happy to be able to potentially reconsider his nominations since he has begun to have doubts about Roddy. Amy later says that people "fear and mistrust" Roddy, while Marcellas suggests that he has "telepathic powers." Lisa says she doesn't like the way Roddy constructs his sentences, and says that it's scary he's still there. Marcellas wonders how it is that with all the dealings Roddy has been a part of nobody has caught him in a lie. Danielle says that Roddy must be "the devil," since he's good-looking with a charming smile and can "talk you out of your firstborn and you won't even know why." BOO AND HIS FAMILY During the Competition, every gnome shattered into pieces except for those of Roddy and Marcellas, both of which remained intact. Marcellas has become drawn to Boo, saying his gnome actually was what he was going to be like when he turned 70. He puts Boo with Jason's gnome so they can hang out and avoid Roddy's gnome, which he says "looks like it's on crack." Roddy's gnome, complete with axe and sinister black mask, is Boo's "bad cousin" with a troubled past. Marcellas says it's the type of gnome that "comes to your House and steals your television." He later becomes afraid that Roddy's gnome is becoming obsessed with him when the gnome turns up in his bed with "blood" dripping from his axe on to his gnome jacket. Roddy swears that he didn't move the gnome there, that he did it by himself. Marcellas says that he's afraid the gnome will turn up in the shower or the bathroom with him next. DANIELLE'S TEARS AND LAUGHTER Danielle tells Lisa and Roddy that she's missing her family tremendously and is upset that she hasn't won any letters or pictures from home yet. Danielle does win the latest America's Choice question, which allows her to view a video from her family members. At first, she watches a message from her mother, father and brother, who tell her they're proud of her and the way she's playing the game. Danielle's mother tells her during the message that she doesn't have multiple sclerosis as Danielle thought she did when she went into the House. Danielle cries at the news that her mother is healthy, and then watches the second message, from her husband Javier and their two children. Javier reads a letter of love to Danielle and tells her that he's taken up cooking while she's been gone. Lisa says after the message that it was a "precious moment" she's glad she was a part of. Jason agrees, and says that watching the video with her connected the rest of the HouseGuests to Danielle in a special way. The message rejuvenates Danielle, who declares that seeing her family has given her the "strength to move forward." AMY'S LAMENT While she entertains the HouseGuests and herself, Amy confesses that she's afraid "nobody is ever going to love" her. She tells Lisa and Danielle that she's never had a "normal relationship" and thinks she'll end up being a lonely old woman who lives with her dog in a big house that kids throw rocks at. Lisa talks to her late at night and tries to cheer her up. She says that some of the things Amy wants reveal a "very cute side" of her that Lisa had never seen before. Amy says that she hopes that some of the lessons she's learned in the House can translate to the outside world and help her. With the Veto Meeting approaching, Jason takes Roddy aside and tries to find out whether Roddy intends to target Danielle if he becomes HoH. Without naming Danielle, Roddy tells Jason that there was one person in the House who, according to everyone else, desperately wanted him out. But when he asked that person if it was true, they denied it. Roddy adds that if there's a HouseGuest who is using others to do their dirty work and isn't truthful about it, he has to regard the person as a threat. Jason knows of the conversation between Roddy and Danielle that Roddy just described, and is afraid that Roddy might go after Jason's strongest ally. Jason says, "If it's a choice between Roddy and Danielle, he has to go." THE VETO MEETING Gerry and Danielle talk on the patio. Gerry tells Danielle that there's a part of him that's "not reluctant to walk out" of the House. Danielle urges him to go out fighting and urges him to talk to Jason, since that's where the power is. Gerry tells Jason that if he had won the PoV, he would have vetoed Amy's nomination in hopes of going against Roddy, against whom he thinks he has a better shot. Gerry suggests that Jason do the same thing and tells him, "In all likelihood, if I survive, I won't come after you." With a few options in mind, Jason calls the Veto meeting to order. He gives Amy and Gerry a chance to plead their cases. Amy goes first and simply tells Jason that no matter what he chooses, she'll be all right with his decision. Gerry says the same thing, reminding Jason that he has to do what's best for him and his own strategy. Jason tells the nominees and the group that he would love to save them both, but since "there's no one else to substitute," he wasn't going to use the Veto. With the nominees set, Marcellas says his focus is on the next HoH Competition, which he says will be like a "clash of the titans" between Roddy and Danielle.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Julie Chen (I)

Julie Chen (I)

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Chiara Berti

Chiara Berti

BB3 Days 1 - 71 (9th Evicted)

Josh Feinberg

Josh Feinberg

BB3 Days 1 - 41 (5th Evicted)

Jason Guy

Jason Guy

BB3 Days 1 - 78 (11th Evicted)

Roddy Mancuso

Roddy Mancuso

BB3

Lori Olson

Lori Olson

BB3 Days 1 - 62 (8th Evicted)

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